Education Letters

Education Quotes

Nancy Astor Real education should educate us out of self into something far finer; into a selflessness which links us with all humanity.
Jimmy Swaggart Sex education classes in our public schools are promoting incest.
Abraham Lincoln I will study and get ready, and perhaps my chance will come.
Theodore Roosevelt A man who has never gone to school may steal from a freight car; but if he has a university education, he may steal the whole railroad.
Henry Ford The test of every religious, political, or educational system is the man that it forms.
Will Durant Education is a progressive discovery of our own ignorance.
Thomas Edison The doctor of the future will give no medicine, but will educate his patients in the care of the human frame, in diet, and in the cause and prevention of disease.
Abigail Adams Learning is not attained by chance. It must be sought for with ardor and attended to with diligence.
Ashely Montagu The natural superiority of women is a biological fact, and a socially acknowledged reality.
Unknown Experience is a hard teacher because she gives the test first, the lesson afterward.
Kahlil Gibran I have learnt silence from the talkative, toleration from the intolerant, and kindness from the unkind; yet strange, I am ungrateful to these teachers.
Kathleen Norris Just the knowledge that a good book is awaiting one at the end of a long day makes that day happier.
S. Leonard Rubenstein There is no procedure for learning to write. What you must do, is learn to think.
S. I. Hayakawa In a real sense, people who have read good literature have lived more than people who cannot or will not read. It is not true that we have only one life to live; if we can read, we can live as many more lives and as many kinds of lives as we wish.
Mary Pettibone Poole To repeat what others have said, requires education; to challenge it, requires brains.
Benjamin Disraeli To be conscious that you are ignorant is a great step to knowledge.
Bertrand Russell Men are born ignorant, not stupid; they are made stupid by education.
T. H. White The most difficult thing in the world is to know how to do a thing and to watch somebody else do it wrong without comment.
Cicero Natural ability without education has more often attained to glory and virtue than education without natural ability.
Voltaire It is an infantile superstition of the human spirit that virginity would be thought a virtue and not the barrier that separates ignorance from knowledge
Henry Adams A teacher affects eternity; he can never tell where his influence stops.
John Lubbock A wise system of education will at last teach us how little man yet knows, how much he has still to learn.
Robert Quillen Discussion is an exchange of knowledge; argument an exchange of ignorance.
Shelley Poets are the unacknowledged legislators of the world.
Irwin Edman Education is the process of casting false pearls before real swine.